The critically acclaimed, Emmy-nominated series about the inner workings of a New York City firehouse and the emotional battles of its members returns for a second season. Created and written by Denis Leary and Emmy' award winner Peter Tolan (The Larry Sanders Show, Murphy Brown), Rescue Me's second season finds Tommy Gavin (Denis Leary) away from his former crew, Truck Company 62, and working in a Staten Island firehouse. He must come to terms with the havoc his drinking has caused and realizes it's time to get his problems under control. His comrades back at 62 Truck aren't fairing much better. Chief Reilly struggles with the recent Alzheimer's diagnosis of his wife and her deteriorating condition. Franco juggles the responsibilities of raising his daughter while trying to return to work. Lt. Shea discovers just how lonely the single life can be and Laura complicates house relations by getting involved with a colleague.